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03 Jul 2005

vaginal warts
I have not had sex since my husband died four years ago. I have discovered recently that I have a number of warts in the vaginal area. What are they from, and how do I get rid of them? Are they dangerous, or a sign of some disease?
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01 Jan 0001

Warts are due to the HPV virus. This can be dormant for many years before presenting with symptoms. Depending on the size, they can be burnt off or lotions applied. You will have to see a doctor about this. It would also be important to have a pap smear, as HPV can cause changes in the cervix.

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